• Reamstown AA Reds split Father’s Day doubleheader

    The Reamstown Athletic Association Reds of the 28-and-Over Berks County Senior Baseball League spent their Father’s Day engaged in a twinbill with the Yankees at Antietam High School’s baseball field in Exeter Township in Berks County. The...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • Koty Keefer
    Keefer selected to All-American Team

    Husson earns Academic honors  Two key senior members of the Ephrata High School boys lacrosse team received big honors this past weekend. Koty Keefer, a First Team All-League performer, was one of 12 players from the Central...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • The Elite 98 soccer team will be competing in the National President's Cup to be held in Greenville, S.C. in July. The members of the team include (front row, left to right) Ellis Vogt, Daniel Bewersdorff, Ben Coryell, Ethan Price, Nigel Gillespie, Seth Truempy, Joe Stipe and Ethan Gingrich; (back, l-r) Scott Gillespie, Frank Bewersdorff, Gabe Sensenig, Angel Castillo, Shade Forman, Reed Rummel, Josh Myers, Jacob Beard, Alex Lalovic, Dylan Zerphey, Ryan Sheaffer, Tim Jefferson, Jeff Truempy and Dave Coryell.
    Local soccer team one of four vying for national title

    What started from a simple breakfast meeting just two short years ago now has a local soccer team on the brink of a possible national title. LYSC Elite 98, a U-15 boys soccer team comprised mostly of...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Tyler Trettin (in blue) is surrounded by his wife Erin and friends who wore T-shirts to support him at the CrossFit Regionals competition.
    Trettin places 30th at CrossFit Regionals

    Owning your own gym has its advantages. And for Tyler Trettin, co-owner of Ephrata Fitness/CrossFit Ephrata, it enabled him to take his own workouts to a rather insane level. Recently, the former All-American football player from Bloomsburg...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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    Thurle F. ‘Jug’ McKeever, 98, Ephrata, former coal miner, retired engineer from UGI Corp., avid bowler featured in Review

    Thurle F. “Jug” McKeever, 98, of Ephrata, went to be with the Lord and his beloved wife of 74 years, Helen, on June 4, 2014. Jug was born on June 25, 1915, in Summit Hill, and became...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Eric Frees as he is today as an assistant coach at Ephrata.
    Whatever Happened To … Eric Frees

    This edition of “What Ever Happened To?” features one of the best football players to ever come out of Ephrata High school, Eric Frees. Frees, a 1988 graduate of Ephrata High School, played baseball and football while...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • The Ephrata Firecracker Run has altered its course due to the upcoming turf field project at War Memorial Field.
    Field project alters Firecracker course

    The pending turf project at War Memorial Field not only has affected summer baseball played at the facility, but organizers of the Ephrata Firecracker Run have also been forced to make adjustments as the renovations are set...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Seth Griffith returns to deepen the pitching staff of the Ephrata Post 429 American Legion squad.
    Post 429 to play ‘all-road’ schedule

    The Ephrata American Legion Post 429 baseball team enters the 2014 season as the three-time defending District 10 league champions. They also are without a home. Due to the pending turf project at War Memorial Field, where...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Ephrata Board unanimously approves artificial turf field for War Memorial

    Members of the Ephrata Areas School District School Board found themselves on the same turf Monday night when they met in a special meeting to approve bids for the proposed new artificial turf field at Ephrata War...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Crystal Hartman tosses the javelin during the State Meet this past Friday. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Hartman, Liebl earn State medals

    Senior Crystal Hartman and junior Kelly Liebl were two big reasons Ephrata was able to win its third-straight Section Two championship this year. And this past weekend at the State Meet held at Shippensburg University, that twosome...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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